A farmer tries to explain computer terms
A FARMER'S GUIDE TO COMPUTERS
BATCH - A 'Whole Lot' like the batch of biscuits my wife bakes for breakfast.
BIT - The part of the bridle that goes in the horse's mouth.
BYTE - What the horse might try to do when you put the bit in its mouth.
CALLING SEQUENCE - Rules for a Hollerin' Contest.
CHARACTER - Wendell Smith up the road. He could make a dog laugh.
CHIP - My son. My wife says he's off the old block!
CONVERSION - What happens to some folks at our Spring Revival.
DEBUG - Picking beetles off plants and dropping them into a can of kerosene.
DEBUGGING AIDS - Grandchildren.
DISKETTE - What you do to a field after you plow it.
DOCUMENTATION - What the Vet does.
ECHO CHECK - Hollerin' twice from the same place.
FIXED FIELD - It's ready to plant.
GARBAGE - I haul it off myself.
INPUT - Labor, seed, and fertilizer.
JOB STACKING - Working in the hayfield.
KEYBOARD - The beam above the kitchen door where we keep the keys.
MAIN MEMORY - My wife's - She never forgets anything.
MENU - It all depends on what's in season.
MODEM - What I did with my oats before Job Stacking.
OUTPUT - Crop from my 'Input'.
RAM - Ramses Rogers down the road. Drives a red pickup.
ROM - Ram's twin brother. He drives a red pickup too. Can't tell 'em apart
execpt for their mufflers.
SECONDARY MEMORY - My dad's. If my wife can't remember it, my dad can.
He'll be 93 next month!!